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Instructor Postings ‑ School of Occupational Therapy

Posted by School of Occupational Therapy on February 7, 2018 in Job Postings

Applications are invited for one Limited Term Position at the Instructor level in the School of Occupational Therapy starting July 1, 2018 (pending budgetary approval). This is an academic position that encompasses teaching, and administration in the MSc (Occupational Therapy) entry-to-practice program as well as the continuing education, undergraduate and other master’s level graduate courses offered by the School of Occupational Therapy. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a fixed term position of two years with no expectation for renewal.

The Instructor would be responsible for developing and / or teaching 4-6 courses across the entire calendar year. They will also be responsible for lab coordination for up to 2-3 courses. They would contribute to the fieldwork team courses and supervision, as well as assist with student assessment, particularly during presentations, simulated client exams, practical demonstrations and program evaluation. The Instructor may supervise masters level student practice or research projects. They would contribute to the scholarly and administrative duties in the School of Occupational Therapy and Faculty of Health.

They must hold an entry-to-practice qualification in occupational therapy. The candidate must also hold an additional research Master’s degree. A Phd or Ed.D is preferred. Eligibility for licensure with the College of Occupational Therapists of Nova Scotia is essential. The instructor requires a minimum of one year of relevant experience in occupational therapy fieldwork supervision as well as relevant professional practice teaching experience. It is essential that the instructor has demonstrated clinical expertise and it is essential that the instructor have demonstrated ability to teach in the core enabling competencies in the entry–to-practice curriculum of occupational therapy practice including knowledge, skills, and professional behaviours of enabling across the life span. It is essential that the instructor demonstrate the ability to contribute to teaching in disability management, and / or the study of occupation and / or the online Master of Science program. It is preferred that the instructor demonstrate the ability to teach in interprofessional health education. Highly desirable to have familiarity with occupational therapy education and accreditation requirements; experience as a tutor or clinical instructor; be willing to establish/maintain involvement in scholarly/professional activities; and be dedicated to excellence and innovation in curriculum delivery. The ideal candidate will be passionate about teaching. Familiarity with curriculum development, program evaluation, online teaching technology, and simulation are highly desirable. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applications are invited for one Limited Term Position at the Instructor level in the School of Occupational Therapy starting July 1, 2018 (pending budgetary approval). This is an academic position that encompasses teaching, and administration in the MSc (Occupational Therapy) entry-to-practice program offered by the School of Occupational Therapy. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. This is a fixed term position of two years with no expectation for renewal.

The Instructor would be responsible for developing and / or teaching 2-3 courses across the entire calendar year. They will also contribute to teaching and / or coordination and / or evaluation of student performance in up to 4-5 courses. They would contribute to the fieldwork team courses and supervision, as well as assist with student assessment, particularly during presentations, simulated client exams and practical demonstrations. They may be responsible for development of cases and implementation of teaching/learning resources for use in the simulation as well as participation in the Electronic Assessment Library and other events. The Instructor would participate in interprofessional health education (IPHE) activities, teaching, learning and evaluation.  They would contribute to the scholarly and administrative duties in the School of Occupational Therapy and Faculty of Health.

They must hold an entry-to-practice qualification in occupational therapy. A Master’s degree is essential. A Phd or Ed.D is preferred. Eligibility for licensure with the College of Occupational Therapists of Nova Scotia is essential. The instructor requires a minimum of two years of relevant experience in supervision of occupational therapy fieldwork students and have a minimum of three years of professional practice teaching experience. It is essential that the instructor have demonstrated ability to teach in the core enabling competencies in the entry–to-practice curriculum of occupational therapy practice including knowledge, skills, and professional behaviours of enabling across the life span. Demonstrated ability to teach in interprofessional health education is preferred. Familiarity with curriculum development and online teaching technology and simulation are highly desirable. Highly desirable to have familiarity with occupational therapy education and accreditation requirements; experience as a tutor or clinical instructor; be willing to establish/maintain involvement in scholarly/professional activities; and be dedicated to excellence and innovation in curriculum delivery. The ideal candidate will be passionate about teaching. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Inquiries welcome! Please contact the Director at lynn.shaw@dal.ca. Applications will be accepted until February 14, 2018. Submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching experience, confirmation of eligibility for an occupational therapy license in Nova Scotia, contact information of three references and a self-identification questionnaire, available at www.dal.ca/becounted/selfid to:

Chair, Appointments Committee

School of Occupational Therapy

PO Box 15000

Dalhousie University

Halifax, Nova Scotia CANADA  B3H 4R2

Ph: 902-494-8804; fax: 902- 494-1229

e-mail: occupational.therapy@dal.ca

www.occupationaltherapy.dal.ca

Subject to budgetary approval.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadian and permanent residents will be given priority. Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The University encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community



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School of Occupational Therapy
Dalhousie University
PO Box 15000
Halifax, NS  B3H 4R2